Cannon County 4H Public Speaking Contest Winners

Congratulations to all the 4-H members which competed in the Cannon County 4-H Public Speaking Contest. After winning their school classroom competition, students were chosen to compete in the county competition. With 28 participants, the Cannon County 4-H Public Speaking contest was a huge success with the following winners: 4th Grade:
1st Place- Jesse Tucker Vaughn, Auburn School
1st Place- Ethan Powell, Woodland School
2nd Place- James Hawkins, Woodbury Grammar School
3rd Place- Kendall Hedrick, Woodbury Grammar School
5th Grade:
1st Place- Kiley Hughes, Auburn School
1st Place- Kooper Nemeth, Woodland School
2nd Place- Nolan Bell, Woodland School
6th Grade:
1st Place- Sharon Bessant, Auburn School
1st Place- Josie Gannon, West Side School
2nd Place- Sloane Underhill, East Side School
3rd Place- Hannah Carrier, Short Mountain School
7th Grade:
1st Place- Etta Gaines, Woodbury Grammar School
1st Place- Austin Powell, Woodland School
2nd Place- Cheyenne Pomeroy, Woodbury Grammar School
8th Grade:
1st Place- Emily Nave, Woodbury Grammar School
1st Place- Bryson Bell, Woodland School
2nd Place- Colin Crawley, Auburn School
After winning the county contest, both first place participants will compete at the sub-regional contest held at the Wilson County Fairgrounds in February. Congratulations to all the participants! Programs in agriculture and natural resources, 4-H youth development, family and consumer sciences, and resource development. University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture and county governments cooperating. UT Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. 4-H is proud of the accomplishments of the many 4-H members that learn the valuable life skill of communications through Public Speaking. For more information about the 4-H program, contact Sarah Malone at or the UT Extension Office at (615) 563-2554.